This is my current spinning project, a polwarth/silk blend in colors that remind me of The Hobbit. It has forest and mossy greens, rust browns and a hint of turquoise blue.
I'm trying to spin the singles fairly fine so my finished yarn won't be too bulky. I haven't decided yet how I'm going to ply it, either a 2-ply or a chain ply.
Because of the earthy colors, I think it would make great fingerless mitts or a scarf. The final decision will probably be determined by how many yards of finished yarn I end up with. (I know, that's terrible grammar. Never end a sentence with a preposition, kids!)
Most of my Christmas projects are done and I'm settling in for a long winter's spinning and knitting. Thankfully my fiber stash is well stocked.